Ahead of Tuesday’s Supreme Court review on Imo governorship election, a Third Force Movement consisting of eminent academics and organized civil society have commended the Nigerian Supreme Court for its decision to review its controversial ruling of March 9, 2019, on Imo governorship election.
The group has engaged the services of the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Prof. Pat Utomi, leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, the International community and various civil society groups to help monitor the Tuesday Supreme Court review to forestall further irregularities in the state.
In a joint statement issued in Abuja, the group described as a mark of maturity the decision of the Apex Court to review its earlier ruling, adding that such step will go a long way in dousing the political tension in the state.
The press statement, was signed by the group’s spokesperson,
Dr. Olusegun Awe.
Other persons engaged by the group to monitor
the review are former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Admiral
Ndubuisi Kanu, Mr Femi Falana, Comrade Shehu Sanni, Oby Ezekwesili, Chief Ayo
Adebanjo, Alhaji Balarebe Musa amongst others.